Student, Los Angeles Valley College, 1952. Student, Northridge State University, 1959. Student, University of California at Los Angeles Extension, 1967.
Student, Sergei Bongart School Art, 1968. Associate of Arts, Pierce College, 1958. Master of Arts equivalency, Merced College, 1996.
Various positions City of Los Angeles, Van Nuys, California, 1948-1955, Reseda, 1955-1968. Private practice Canoga Park, 1948-1968. Art teacher Mariposa (California) County High School, 1969-1970.
Art instructor Merced (California) County College, since 1970. Instructor Earl Rogers Studio Workshop, Mariposa, California, since 1969. Art director Yosemite National Park, California, 1973.
Instructor art Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California, 1980. Juror various art organizations, 1971-2004. Demonstrator Clovis (California) Art Guild, 1971, 89, Sierra Artists, Mariposa, 1972, 81, 82, 84, 91, 2000, Merced Art League, 1976, Yosemite Western Artists, Oakhurst, California, 1973, Madera (California) Art Association, 1978, Chowchilla (California) Art Guild, 1983, 86, 87, 89, 91, Society Western Artists, 1981, 89, 93, 97.
One-man shows include Los Angeles City Hall, 1968, Merced College, 1969, 1995, Mariposa Title Company Building, 1969, Coffee's Gallery, 1970, Bear Valley History Bon-Ton, California, 1999, Sierra Artists Gallery, Mariposa, California, 2007, others, exhibited in group shows at West Valley Artists Association, 1966-1968, Los Angeles City Hall, 1967, Yosemite National Park, 1973, Society Western Artists, 1977-1978, Cannon Building Rotunda, Washington, 1982, Mother Lode Gallery, Columbia, California, 1977-1978, Arbor Gallery, Merced, 1988, 1998, 2001, Gold Country Gallery, 1990-1991, Merced College, 1969-1992, 1996, Mariposa County Arts Council, 1999, at others, Represented in permanent collections John C. Freemont Hospital, Mariposa, Mariposa County Arts Council, Mariposa Museum and History Center, Capital Hill Branch Public Library., Seattle, Merced College, Branch Public Library., San Francisco, Merced Court House Museum, North Mariposa County History Center, Coulterville, California.
Assistant scout master Boy Scouts American, Canoga Park, California, 1956-1958. Art instructor Los Angeles Recreation Corps, Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department, 1967. Member Society Western Artists (Neva Rall Memorial award 1978), Mariposa Museum and History Center (life).
Married Eileen Estelle MacKenzie, April 9, 1945. Children: Leslie Eileen, Brian Donald (deceased).